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Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-06-17
Abstract The Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers is comprised of documents and scrapbooks, photographic prints and photograph albums, and assorted ephemera primarily pertaining to the life and military career of Lieutenant Commander Emile Chourré (1894-1938). Major topics include Chourré's military service, especially while stationed in Coco Solo, Panama; his service as a U.S. Naval announcer for the 1929-1931 and 1933-1934 National Air Races; and family (immediate and extended) photographs.

Henry B. Christensen World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-09-04-A
Abstract Henry B. Christensen (1909-1990) was a United States Navy pilot during World War II. The collection contains military records, personnel documents, a pilot's log book, twelve (12) black-and-white photographs, and two (2) New Testaments.

Stanley J. Dec Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-06-02
Abstract Stanley Joseph Dec (1920-) was born in Raymond, Washington. After attending flight school in Iowa, Dec joined the military and served as a pilot for the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains documents, logs, and publications documenting the training and military career of World War II U. S. Navy Ensign Stanley J. Dec.

Gordon Highfill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-04-17
Abstract Gordon Highfill served as a pilot for the United States Navy during World War II and in the Naval Reserves during the 1950s-1960s. The collection contains military records, a Naval Reservist newsletter, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain check list, and three (3) pilot log books from his service.

Calvin H. and Yun Yau Kam Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-03-24
Abstract Yun Yau Kam served in the U.S. Army for 19 years and was the father of Calvin H. Kam. Calvin H. Kam was born in Hawaii and enlisted in 1969, completing flight school in 1970. The collection contains military documents, photographs, and slides relating to the military service of Calvin H. Kam during Vietnam and photographs and clippings related to his father's, Yun Yau Kam, service during World War II and the Korean War.

Frank C. Leigh World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-02-09
Overview The collection contains items relating to Frank C. Leigh's time serving with the United States Navy as a signalman, specifically on the USS Chenango during World War II.

Desiree "Jerry" Clifford Michaud and Thelma Irene McGraw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-11-01
Abstract Jerry Michaud (1924-1982) Michaud served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Naval pilot in the Pacific Theater. Thelma McGraw (1920-1996) She worked as a stewardess with United Airlines (UAL). The collection contains textual materials, black-and-white photographs, and ephemera associated with their 1942-1952 naval and commercial airline careers, respectively.

Albert Fulton Moorehead World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-03-03
Contents of the Collection The Albert Fulton Moorehead World War II Collection primarily relates to the World War II service of pilot Albert Fulton Moorehead, who served with the United States Naval Reserve Patrol Bombing Squadron 136. The collection contains approximately 130 photographs depicting locations in Alaska during the war, military personnel, activities, and aircraft. Additional materials include a pilot's log book, a typed "Personal History of VPB-136" by Robert R. Larson, military records and...

William Orthman World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-07-17-A
Abstract William Orthman (1911-1990) was drafted into the United States Army in 1942. He served in the China-Burma-India Theater as Public Relations Officer. The collection is comprised of 340 photographs and a small amount of textual materials from his 1945-1946 service.

Philip A. Schaack World War II Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2021-06-16-A
Content Description The Philip A. Schaack World War II Collection a is a small collection of documents and photographs related to Schaack's service as a U.S. Navy pilot during World War II. The collection includes eight black-and-white 4x5” photos taken by Schaack documenting the landing sequence of the Vought OS2U Kingfisher alongside the U.S.S. Cincinnati and being hosited on board. One small photo is a portrait of Schaack in uniform and one photo is a group portrait of an unidentified squadron including...

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